WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China and probably one or two other countries have the ability to invade and possibly shut down computer systems of U.S. power utilities, aviation networks and financial companies,
China and other foreign entities can shut down key U.S. computer systems; including power, water, banks – Admiral Michael Rogers; Director; National Security Agency
While security has improved substantially; there is no way to prevent an attack – Paul Rosenzweig, The Heritage Foundation
Can you plan anything in the electronic age that doesn’t rely on the power grid?
Financial exchanges, eCommerce, banking, medical records, postal delivery, trucking, railways; all of them are interconnected and the ability to protect that; to ensure our way of life is not dependent on a foreign power’s benevolence is vital to have a thriving and prosperous U.S. – Brian Ingram, Consulting Investigation Services (Dallas)